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Washington's Mel Smart named 2019 Pac-12 Women's Cross Freshman of the Year

Cross Country
Nov 5, 2019
Washington freshman Mel Smart is the fourth Washington woman to garner Freshman of the Year honors, joining Tori Tyler (2005), Christine Babcock (2008) and Katie Flood (2010). The Perth, Australia native's fifth-place finish at the Championships is the best for a freshman since current Huskies’ teammate Katie Rainsberger also placed fifth in 2016.